1 H8066 In the eighth H2320 month, H8147 in the second H8141 year H1867 of Darius, H1697 the word H3068 of Yahweh H2148 came to Zechariah H1121 the son H1296 of Berechiah, H1121 the son H5714 of Iddo, H5030 the prophet, H559 saying,
3 H559 Therefore tell H559 them: Thus says H3068 Yahweh H6635 of Armies: H7725 ‘Return H559 to me,' says H3068 Yahweh H6635 of Armies, H7725 ‘and I will return H5002 to you,' says H3068 Yahweh H6635 of Armies.
4 H1 Don't you be like your fathers, H7223 to whom the former H5030 prophets H7121 proclaimed, H559 saying: H559 Thus says H3068 Yahweh H6635 of Armies, H7725 ‘Return H7451 now from your evil H1870 ways, H7451 and from your evil H4611 doings;' H8085 but they did not hear, H7181 nor listen H5002 to me, says H3068 Yahweh.
6 H1697 But my words H2706 and my decrees, H6680 which I commanded H5650 my servants H5030 the prophets, H5381 didn't they overtake H1 your fathers? H7725 "Then they repented H559 and said, H3068 ‘Just as Yahweh H6635 of Armies H2161 determined H6213 to do H1870 to us, according to our ways, H4611 and according to our practices, H6213 so he has dealt with us.'"
7 H6242 On the twenty - H702 fourth H3117 day H6249 of the eleventh H2320 month, H2320 which is the month H7627 Shebat, H8147 in the second H8141 year H1867 of Darius, H1697 the word H3068 of Yahweh H2148 came to Zechariah H1121 the son H1296 of Berechiah, H1121 the son H5714 of Iddo, H5030 the prophet, H559 saying,
8 H7200 "I had a vision H3915 in the night, H376 and behold, a man H7392 riding H122 on a red H5483 horse, H5975 and he stood H1918 among the myrtle trees H4699 that were in a ravine; H310 and behind H122 him there were red, H8320 brown, H3836 and white H5483 horses.
9 H559 Then I asked, H113 ‘My lord, H4397 what are these?'" The angel H1696 who talked H559 with me said H7200 to me, "I will show you what these are."
10 H376 The man H5975 who stood H1918 among the myrtle trees H6030 answered, H3068 "They are the ones Yahweh H7971 has sent H1980 to go H776 back and forth through the earth."
11 H6030 They reported H4397 to the angel H3068 of Yahweh H5975 who stood H1918 among the myrtle trees, H559 and said, H1980 "We have walked back and forth H776 through the earth, H776 and behold, all the earth H3427 is at rest H8252 and in peace."
12 H4397 Then the angel H3068 of Yahweh H6030 replied, H3068 "O Yahweh H6635 of Armies, H7355 how long will you not have mercy H3389 on Jerusalem H5892 and on the cities H3063 of Judah, H2194 against which you have had indignation H7657 these seventy H8141 years?"
13 H3068 Yahweh H6030 answered H4397 the angel H1696 who talked H2896 with me with kind H5150 and comforting H1697 words.
14 H4397 So the angel H1696 who talked H559 with me said H7121 to me, "Proclaim, H559 saying, H559 ‘Thus says H3068 Yahweh H6635 of Armies: H7065 "I am jealous H3389 for Jerusalem H6726 and for Zion H1419 with a great H7068 jealousy.
15 H1419 I am very H7110 H7107 angry H1471 with the nations H7600 that are at ease; H4592 for I was but a little H7107 displeased, H5826 but they added H7451 to the calamity."
16 H559 Therefore thus says H3068 Yahweh: H7725 "I have returned H3389 to Jerusalem H7356 with mercy. H1004 My house H1129 shall be built H5002 in it," says H3068 Yahweh H6635 of Armies, H6957 "and a line H5186 shall be stretched forth H3389 over Jerusalem."'
17 H7121 "Proclaim H559 further, saying, H559 ‘Thus says H3068 Yahweh H6635 of Armies: H5892 "My cities H6327 will again overflow H2896 with prosperity, H3068 and Yahweh H5162 will again comfort H6726 Zion, H977 and will again choose H3389 Jerusalem."'"
19 H559 I asked H4397 the angel H1696 who talked H559 with me, "What are these?" He answered H7161 me, "These are the horns H2219 which have scattered H3063 Judah, H3478 Israel, H3389 and Jerusalem."
21 H559 Then I asked, H935 "What are these coming H6213 to do?" H559 He said, H7161 "These are the horns H2219 which scattered H3063 Judah, H6310 so that H376 no man H5375 lifted up H7218 his head; H935 but these have come H2729 to terrify H3034 them, to cast down H7161 the horns H1471 of the nations, H5375 which lifted up H7161 their horn H776 against the land H3063 of Judah H2219 to scatter it."